The need to plan and prepare for the unexpected and predictable is an imperative for us all. Learning about the many negative impacts of man-made and natural events and how to respond and recover effectively from them sits at the heart of the courses we offer.

Business Continuity

A comprehensive introduction to BCM best practice, covering the basics alongside BCI Good Practice Guidelines and the ISO 22301 standard. Understand why BCM is important and how to lay the foundations for your organisations business continuity.

Critical Incident training for Schools and Universities

Occasionally, an unexpected event does occur which can affect a school or universities reputation, its pupils, staff and parents: A coach crash or a skiing accident; a natural disaster or act of terrorism; an allegation of impropriety or a financial scandal. Even a minor emergency can have a massive impact on the reputation of an institution and potentially threaten its future existence.

Urban Search and Rescue

First responders are most effective in areas where they are the only available immediate resource to respond to vulnerable populations in disaster prone countries.

Crisis, Risk and Incident Management

This is a two-day course, delivered by qualified experts who have world-wide experience of dealing with a variety of incidents at all levels. Practical exercises and theory cover everything from training and forming your own Incident Management Team to crisis communications and you will learn how to measure and manage the impacts of incidents, whether operational or financial.

Managing the Audit & Compliance Process

This module is suitable for internal and external auditors, forensic accounts, financial investigators, members of the police service and other law enforcement agencies.  This course will also be ideal for middle and senior managers who have ownership of the responsibility of overseeing the audit process as it relates to the detection and prevention of economic crime.

Management of Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery in the Workplace

This course looks at the implications of corruption and bribery upon government, public and private sector organisations and the individuals within those organisations.  There is a strong emphasis on how to combat corruption and bribery, with the use of practical workshops to reinforce identified learning outcomes, as well as covering topics such as risk assessment, prevention and investigation issues, evidence management and the use of financial investigation.

Executive Programmes – Stepping Towards Executive Leadership

This 7 day course is pitched at high performing officers, agents or members of police staff who have been identified as leaders with the potential to set and then implement the future strategic direction of their organisations. They will have significant operational, change and people development experience and a proven track record in delivering sustained performance improvement.

Executive Programmes – The Collaborative Leader

The multi-leader delivery model. This 2 day programme explores how negotiating and influencing positive outcomes in the context of ‘multi-leader’ operative settings can be complex and frustrating! This course identifies and then discusses the positive enablers for leading the operational environment where numerous leaders share the responsibility for delivering community outcomes. This is a challenging learning event where participants will be asked to fully explore their leadership style, its impact on those whom they lead and how these skills and abilities can be utilised in order to create high energy collaborative working environments.

Executive Programmes – The Ethical Leader

In a society that purports to value transparency, the role of leading organisation has come under greater scrutiny. The historical touchstones of authority – politicians, policing, health, religion, and banking - have all lost some degree of credibility due to unethical individual, team or organisational leadership transgressions. This course will therefore explore the critical role that leadership plays in creating, developing and sustaining a values based approach to delivering organisational outcomes.

Executive Programmes – The Customer Focussed Leader

Knowing your business within a policing and law enforcement context and knowing your external and internal customer’s needs are vital elements in leading any business. This programme, intended for senior managers and executive leaders, will enable participants to explore the challenges and opportunities the future may present for their business practices. What needs to be done, what needs to be changed and how can leader’s best prepare for the future context?

Executive Programmes – The Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Delivering Sustained Performance Improvement: This course considers the theory of emotional intelligence by exploring its utility against a number of critical operational scenarios both within policing, law enforcement and other challenging leadership environments. Focussing on the self-awareness and self-confidence of leaders and how by utilising a better understanding of the emotional intelligence concept, sustained performance improvement of individuals and teams can be created. Emotional intelligence creates an environment where leaders know how to constructively challenge those whom they lead – in the right manner, at the right time and to the optimum positive outcome.

The role of Liason in Crisis and Emergency Management

This three day course is aimed at those wishing to gain a greater understanding of the role of liaison between organisations and sectors. Those with emergency planning, incident management and organisational resilience responsibilities are likely to find the course extremely beneficial.

Strategic Communication

This five-day course examines the practice of strategic communication, taking delegates through the whole cycle of analysis, planning, implementing and evaluating.  

Preparing for First Line Management

The first management position is the biggest challenge new leaders will face and with organisations becoming flatter there are fewer role models for new leaders and existing leaders increasingly have less time to mentor often leaving new leaders to their own devices.   This has implications for the individual, the organisation and its staff highlighting the importance of preparing first time leaders for leadership.

Public Sector Performance Measurement and Management

This two day course, which provides both practical and theoretical perspectives on performance measurement and management in the public sector, introduces delegates to the latest thinking and research in this critical field, as well as tools and approaches to maximize efficiency, effectiveness and legitimacy.

Private Sector Performance Measurement and Management

This two day course, which provides both practical and theoretical perspectives on performance measurement and management in the private sector, introduces delegates to the latest thinking and research in this critical field, as well as tools and approaches to maximize efficiency, effectiveness and legitimacy.